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11 - Marty Jones
Marty Jones
Height: 6-1
Weight: 195
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio
High School: Sycamore HS
Position: S
gp 11
tk 106
sac 0.5
int 4
ffum 1

Undoubtedly one of the most experienced collegiate players in the nation, Marty Jones enters his sixth season on the Golden Eagle roster thanks to two redshirt seasons due to injuries...the personable safety has taken full advantage of his extra time on campus, earning two degrees (bachelor's in marketing followed by a master's) and is currently working toward a third...preseason All-America from USA Football...getting plenty of preseason attention heading into his final season, including preseason all-OVC...has already played in 37 career games...after two strong seasons in 2009 and 2010, Marty missed all of the 2011 season and saw action in only the first two games of 2012...he returned to his starting role in 2013 and ranked second on the team and third in the OVC in tackles...a team leader as he starts at the free safety spot...has amassed 243 career tackles and eight interceptions over his first three-plus seasons...enjoyed a solid freshman season in a backup role at free safety and became the starter as a sophomore...a smart player with exceptional instincts...an extremely competitive player...continue to work hard in the weight room to increase his strength levels...playmaker who will make a difference in every game...has eight career double-figure tackle efforts...shines when the lights are the brightest, averaging nine-plus tackles per game on the road against FBS opponents...listed on Athletic Director's Honor Roll eight consecutive semesters.

AT TECH (IN 2013): Finally healthy, Marty started all 12 games and ranked second on the team and and third in the OVC with 98 total tackles...recorded a season-high 16 tackles against Indiana State...notched 14 tackles against UT Martin...finished with 10 tackles in games against both Jacksonville State and FBS opponent Wisconsin...returned an interception 25 yards against Murray State..tied for team lead with two interceptions...third on the squad in tackles-for-loss with five...voted second-team all-OVC...received the Tony Stone Bumble Bee DB Award and Most Valuable Defensive Player award at team Awards Dinner.

(IN 2012): Started in the first two games of the season, and looked to be healthy and ready for a standout season...had 13 tackles in the season opening victory over Hampton...had two tackles early against North Greeneville, before an injury put an end to his season for the second consecutive year.

(IN 2011): Took a medical redshirt after suffering a preseason knee injury...hoped to be able to play, and was on the field for the first snap of the game at Iowa but quickly determined he was unable to perform and took himself out of action.

(IN 2010): One of just eight players to start all 11 games in 2010...Marty was the starter at free safety and ranked second on the team in tackles with 87...had team-leading 37 solo tackles...also led the team with four interceptions, returning them for combined 29 yards...caused one fumble and recovered two fumbles...made 3.5 tackles-for-loss...ranked second in the OVC in tackles per game with 8.7...tied for fifth in the OVC in fumbles recovered...opened the year with career-high 10 tackles at Arkansas, and also caused a Razorback fumble...after getting eight tackles at TCU, he raised his career-high to 14 with a standout game at Southeast Missouri...finished with four double-figure tackle games, getting 12 at Murray State and 13 against Eastern Kentucky...had nine stops against both UT Martin and Jacksonville...picked off a pass against Lane College and returned it 32 yards for his first career touchdown.

(IN 2009):
Marty saw action in all 11 games as a true freshman and ranked ninth on the team in tackles, making 43 stops...also picked off two passes...first theft came against Southeast Missouri and second interception was in the end zone at Georgia...had five tackles against Kansas State and Eastern Illinois in first half of season...lifted his career-high to nine tackles, coming at Georgia, including six solo stops...that was a breakout game for him with nine tackles and an interception...had six tackles at Jacksonville State and five in the season finale against Murray State...averaged nearly seven tackles per game over the final three contests.

HIGH SCHOOL: A two-way starter at Sycamore High School, Marty was also a two-time conference All-Academic Award recipient...named first-team All-Greater Miami Conference, he was selected to play in the Southwest Ohio FCA All-Star game, and was voted honorable mention All-Southwest Ohio...a nominee for the Old Spice Player of the Year Award in Ohio, he was a two-year letterman in both football and baseball...as a senior, he caught 28 passes for 298 yards, and had four interceptions (one for a touchdown) and two fumble recoveries...for his career, he led the defense with eight interceptions and two fumble recoveries, and two returns for touchdowns...as a wide receiver, he had 51 catches for 570 yards. On special teams, he averaged 11.4 yards on punt returns.

PERSONAL: The son of Matt and Laura Jones...full name is Martin Matthew Jones...birth date is September 4, 1990...received his bachelor's degree in marketing and master's degree in finance...is working toward a second master's.

Recent Games
Oct 9 at UT Martin L, 17-10
Oct 18 Eastern Kentucky W, 39-31
Oct 25 at Jacksonville State L, 49-3
Nov 1 Eastern Illinois L, 41-10
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri W, 27-26
Nov 15 Chattanooga L, 38-17
Statistics category Overall Conf
Solo tackles 42 31
Assists 64 42
Tackles 106 73
Tackles per game 9.6 10.4
Sacks 0.5 0.5
Sack yards 3 3
Interceptions 4 4
Returned for touchdown 0 0
Fumble recoveries - -
Fumble return TDs - -
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Aug 28 Ky. Christian W, 33-7 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 6 at Indiana St. L, 49-14 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 20 at Tennessee State L, 10-7 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 27 at UNI L, 50-7 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 4 Murray State W, 30-27 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 9 at UT Martin L, 17-10 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 18 Eastern Kentucky W, 39-31 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 25 at Jacksonville State L, 49-3 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 Eastern Illinois L, 41-10 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri W, 27-26 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 Chattanooga L, 38-17 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 22 at Austin Peay   - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Aug 28 Ky. Christian W, 33-7 - - - - - - -
Sep 6 at Indiana St. L, 49-14 - - - - - - -
Sep 20 at Tennessee State L, 10-7 - - - - - - -
Sep 27 at UNI L, 50-7 - - - - - - -
Oct 4 Murray State W, 30-27 - - - - - - -
Oct 9 at UT Martin L, 17-10 - - - - - - -
Oct 18 Eastern Kentucky W, 39-31 - - - - - - -
Oct 25 at Jacksonville State L, 49-3 - - - - - - -
Nov 1 Eastern Illinois L, 41-10 - - - - - - -
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri W, 27-26 - - - - - - -
Nov 15 Chattanooga L, 38-17 - - - - - - -
Nov 22 at Austin Peay   - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Aug 28 Ky. Christian W, 33-7 - - - - - - -
Sep 6 at Indiana St. L, 49-14 - - - - - - -
Sep 20 at Tennessee State L, 10-7 - - - - - - -
Sep 27 at UNI L, 50-7 - - - - - - -
Oct 4 Murray State W, 30-27 - - - - - - -
Oct 9 at UT Martin L, 17-10 - - - - - - -
Oct 18 Eastern Kentucky W, 39-31 - - - - - - -
Oct 25 at Jacksonville State L, 49-3 - - - - - - -
Nov 1 Eastern Illinois L, 41-10 - - - - - - -
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri W, 27-26 - - - - - - -
Nov 15 Chattanooga L, 38-17 - - - - - - -
Nov 22 at Austin Peay   - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Aug 28 Ky. Christian W, 33-7 - - - - - 0
Sep 6 at Indiana St. L, 49-14 - - - - - 0
Sep 20 at Tennessee State L, 10-7 - - - - - 0
Sep 27 at UNI L, 50-7 - - - - - 0
Oct 4 Murray State W, 30-27 - - - - - 0
Oct 9 at UT Martin L, 17-10 - - - - - 0
Oct 18 Eastern Kentucky W, 39-31 - - - - - 0
Oct 25 at Jacksonville State L, 49-3 - - - - - 0
Nov 1 Eastern Illinois L, 41-10 - - - - - 0
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri W, 27-26 - - - - - 0
Nov 15 Chattanooga L, 38-17 - - - - - 0
Nov 22 at Austin Peay   - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Aug 28 Ky. Christian W, 33-7 - - - - - - - -
Sep 6 at Indiana St. L, 49-14 - - - - - - - -
Sep 20 at Tennessee State L, 10-7 - - - - - - - -
Sep 27 at UNI L, 50-7 - - - - - - - -
Oct 4 Murray State W, 30-27 - - - - - - - -
Oct 9 at UT Martin L, 17-10 - - - - - - - -
Oct 18 Eastern Kentucky W, 39-31 - - - - - - - -
Oct 25 at Jacksonville State L, 49-3 - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 Eastern Illinois L, 41-10 - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri W, 27-26 - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 Chattanooga L, 38-17 - - - - - - - -
Nov 22 at Austin Peay   - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Aug 28 Ky. Christian W, 33-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 6 at Indiana St. L, 49-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 20 at Tennessee State L, 10-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 27 at UNI L, 50-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 4 Murray State W, 30-27 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 9 at UT Martin L, 17-10 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 18 Eastern Kentucky W, 39-31 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 25 at Jacksonville State L, 49-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 Eastern Illinois L, 41-10 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri W, 27-26 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 Chattanooga L, 38-17 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 22 at Austin Peay   - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Aug 28 Ky. Christian W, 33-7 1 - - - - 0
Sep 6 at Indiana St. L, 49-14 1 - - - - 0
Sep 20 at Tennessee State L, 10-7 1 - - - - 0
Sep 27 at UNI L, 50-7 1 - - - - 0
Oct 4 Murray State W, 30-27 1 - - - - 0
Oct 9 at UT Martin L, 17-10 1 - - - - 0
Oct 18 Eastern Kentucky W, 39-31 1 - - - - 0
Oct 25 at Jacksonville State L, 49-3 1 - - - - 0
Nov 1 Eastern Illinois L, 41-10 1 - - - - 0
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri W, 27-26 1 - - - - 0
Nov 15 Chattanooga L, 38-17 1 - - - - 0
Nov 22 at Austin Peay   - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Aug 28 Ky. Christian W, 33-7 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 6 at Indiana St. L, 49-14 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 20 at Tennessee State L, 10-7 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 27 at UNI L, 50-7 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 4 Murray State W, 30-27 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 9 at UT Martin L, 17-10 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 18 Eastern Kentucky W, 39-31 2 - - - - 0 - - - - - 1
Oct 25 at Jacksonville State L, 49-3 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 Eastern Illinois L, 41-10 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri W, 27-26 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 Chattanooga L, 38-17 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 22 at Austin Peay   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Aug 28 Ky. Christian W, 33-7 0 8 8 - - 1 1 - - - - - - 1 - -
Sep 6 at Indiana St. L, 49-14 3 5 8 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 20 at Tennessee State L, 10-7 4 4 8 0.5 3 0.5 3 1 - - - - - - - -
Sep 27 at UNI L, 50-7 4 4 8 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 4 Murray State W, 30-27 5 6 11 - - 0 - - - - - - - 1 - -
Oct 9 at UT Martin L, 17-10 3 8 11 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 18 Eastern Kentucky W, 39-31 5 7 12 - - 0 - - - - 4 15 0 - - -
Oct 25 at Jacksonville State L, 49-3 7 2 9 - - 0 - - - - - - - 1 - -
Nov 1 Eastern Illinois L, 41-10 4 6 10 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri W, 27-26 3 9 12 - - 0.5 0 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 Chattanooga L, 38-17 4 5 9 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 22 at Austin Peay   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg
Total 11 - - - - - - - - -
Conference 7 - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -

Home 6 - - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 4 - - - - - - - - -
Losses 7 - - - - - - - - -

August 1 - - - - - - - - -
September 3 - - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 11 - - - - - - - -
Conference 7 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home 6 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -

Wins 4 - - - - - - - -
Losses 7 - - - - - - - -

August 1 - - - - - - - -
September 3 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 11 - - - - - - -
Conference 7 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - -

Home 6 - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - -

Wins 4 - - - - - - -
Losses 7 - - - - - - -

August 1 - - - - - - -
September 3 - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 11 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 7 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0

Home 6 - - - - - - - 0
Away 5 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0

Wins 4 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 7 - - - - - - - 0

August 1 - - - - - - - 0
September 3 - - - - - - - 0
October 4 - - - - - - - 0
November 3 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 11 - - - - - - - -
Conference 7 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home 6 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -

Wins 4 - - - - - - - -
Losses 7 - - - - - - - -

August 1 - - - - - - - -
September 3 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -

Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -

Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -

August - - - - - - - - - -
September - - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 11 - - - - 0 .0
Conference 7 - - - - 0 .0
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -

Home 6 - - - - 0 .0
Away 5 - - - - 0 .0
Neutral - - - - - 0 -

Wins 4 - - - - 0 .0
Losses 7 - - - - 0 .0

August 1 - - - - 0 .0
September 3 - - - - 0 .0
October 4 - - - - 0 .0
November 3 - - - - 0 .0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 2 0.2 - - - - 0 - - - 1 -
Conference 2 0.3 - - - - 0 - - - 1 -
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 2 0.3 - - - - 0 - - - 1 -
Away 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 2 0.5 - - - - 0 - - - 1 -
Losses 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - -

August 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - -
September 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - -
October 2 0.5 - - - - 0 - - - 1 -
November 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - -
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 11 42 64 106 9.6 0.5 3 2 4 1 - - 4 15 3 -
Conference 7 31 42 73 10.4 0.5 3 1 3 1 - - 4 15 2 -
Exhibition - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -

Home 6 21 41 62 10.3 - - 1.5 1 - - - 4 15 2 -
Away 5 21 23 44 8.8 0.5 3 0.5 3 1 - - - - 1 -
Neutral - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -

Wins 4 13 30 43 10.8 - - 1.5 1 - - - 4 15 2 -
Losses 7 29 34 63 9.0 0.5 3 0.5 3 1 - - - - 1 -

August 1 0 8 8 8.0 - - 1 1 - - - - - 1 -
September 3 11 13 24 8.0 0.5 3 0.5 3 1 - - - - - -
October 4 20 23 43 10.8 - - 0 - - - - 4 15 2 -
November 3 11 20 31 10.3 - - 0.5 0 - - - - - - -